Vale Geoff Elliot

It is with profound sadness that I write on behalf of the QWaLC Board and staff about the loss of our Chair and friend, Geoff Elliot on the 26th February 2021.  Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time. Geoff was a...

Reef Water Quality Report Card 2019

The Reef Water Quality Report Card 2019 was released today by the Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley and Queensland Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Meaghan Scanlon. The interactive Reef Water Quality Report Card 2019 is available...

EPBC Act final report

EPBC Act final report

QWaLC welcomes the release of the final report of the second Independent Statutory Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, led by Professor Graeme Samuel AC. You can read the report here including the 38 recommendations....

QWaLC 2021 Membership and Insurance survey underway and now due

QWaLC 2021 Membership and Insurance survey underway and now due

Responses are now due and the survey closes today 5pm 12th March (if you are really struggling with time the 15th March will be okay) You should have received an email from Lane by now. In early February we distributed via email the link for the QWaLC 2021 Membership...

General Jeffery Soil Health Awards

The General Jeffery Soil Health Award is open to any individual farmer, land manager, extension specialist or educator who is making an outstanding contribution to improving soil health in Australia. NOMINATIONS OPEN DECEMBER 5 AND CLOSE MARCH 31, 2021....

There is still time to have your say

There is still time to have your say

Firstly, to anyone who has completed the State of Volunteering in Queensland survey for volunteer involving organisations THANK YOU!The survey has been open for 3 weeks and whilst we have seen a great response, we do not have a sufficient amount of responses from...

Welcome to Australia’s new Chief Scientist

The Australian Academy of Science congratulates Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM FAA FTSE on her appointment as Chief Scientist of Australia. Academy President, Professor John Shine, warmly welcomed the appointment. “As an accomplished physicist, the first dedicated Chief...

Grants for Bushfire Recovery now open

Bushfire Recovery for Wildlife and Habitat Community Grants Program. Guidelines for this program, including eligibility requirements, are now available athttps://www.business.gov.au/brwhc. The $10 million program will support communities to undertake on-ground...

#CitSciOzOnline October 2020

ACSA online- every Wednesday in October! It is shaping up to be a great event! You can register for the event here, and the entire program operates on a ‘pay what you can afford’ basis (from $0 - $20 or free for Australian Citizen Science Association members).

QWaLC 2020 AGM

QWaLC is pleased to announce that it's AGM will be held on the 5th November via ZOOM and at the Toowoomba Library (limited numbers) 10am to 11am Agenda, proxy form and RSVP are available here.

Future Drought Fund Drought Resilience Program Grants

Time to get your writing groove on. The Australian Government is inviting applications under the Future Drought Fund: Natural Resource Management Drought Resilience Program - Grants. The Program is focused on support for experimentation in NRM practices, systems and...

Supporting Australia’s Volunteers and Building Resilient Communities

2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants round now open volunteeringaustralia.org/svg2020 Funding of between $1000 - $5000 is available under the 2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants Program to help community organisations to support the efforts of Australia's volunteers....